Gables on Finch

5.0  ( 4 reviews ) · 'The Gables' 15 Finch St, Malvern East, Victoria · Show Phone
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Gables on Finch is a historic wedding venue nestled in Victoria's tranquil Malvern East. In 1902 the magnificent Queen Anne-styled mansion was named The Gables, with its glorious, manicured gardens, and exquisite wedding spaces complete with undeniable period charm. For the perfect blend of bygone eras and delicious modern cuisine, you can't look past this elegant beauty.

If you're looking for a picturesque wedding venue filled with historic charm, intricately-designed gardens, and art deco features, you've come to the right place! Featuring Australian flora and fauna, unique plasterwork, stunning stained glass windows, and parquetry floors — Gables on Finch is no stranger to impressing an eye or two. 

Whether you're after an elegant cocktail party, a formal sit-down dinner, or an enchanting garden celebration, you have several light-filled wedding spaces to choose from! The high ceilings, mural wall mirrors, warm timber detailing, soft carpets, and tinkling ivories of the grand piano play a tribute to the mansion's rich history. You and your guests will adore wandering back in time whilst creating your own new memories in this divine space.   

What you'll love about your wedding at Gables on Finch Victoria: 

  • Elegant wedding settings. Gables on Finch is a true Victorian gem. With glorious gardens designed by William Guilfoyle — the master landscaper of the Royal Botanical Gardens — you'll feel as though you've wandered into Wonderland. Gazebos, fish ponds, hedges, and 120-year-old Himalayan Cedars are just a few of the treasures you can expect to find outside. If you prefer an ambient indoor affair, you can choose between Gables' grand Ball Room, intimate Piano Room, charming Drawing Room, or the delightful Peacock Room — each boasting its own unique style and character. Wrapped in wide verandas, this gorgeous wedding venue sighs romance, love, and passion. 
  • Delicious, modern cuisine. The talented executive chefs at Gables on Finch strive to provide their couples with the perfect blend of old-world charm and contemporary cuisine. You can expect an extensive selection of fine quality food — immaculately prepared with love and creativity. From delectable hors d'oeuvres to tantalise your tastebuds to hearty dinner menus — you won't be disappointed. 
  • Customisable wedding packages. This warm, passionate team are all about crafting a one-of-a-kind wedding experience for you and your loved one. All their wedding packages can be tailored to further suit your needs and wedding style. Here are some examples of what's included: quality food, six-hour venue hire, floral centrepieces, candles, chair covers, table linen, and more! 


What Gables on Finch Victoria weddings are like:

  • Elegant, historic wedding venue 
  • Magnificent 1902 Queen Anne-styled mansion 'The Gables'
  • Stunning, light-filled indoor and outdoor wedding settings 
  • Glorious, intricately-designed gardens 
  • Customisable wedding packages 
  • Delicious catering options 
  • Seated and cocktail styles available 
  • Art deco features 
  • Six-hour venue hire 


What's the maximum capacity for weddings at Gables on Finch Victoria? 

Gables on Finch can accommodate up to 150 for a cocktail-style gathering.



Venue Features

Indoor / Outdoor Ceremony

Min 30 / Max 200 Reception guests

Price per head: Low $115 / High $ 165

Min 30 / Max 200 Ceremony Guests

Time restrictions: 1:30 AM

In-house catering

5.00 hours Event time included

Music must end by 1:30 AM

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I want a wedding ceremony of only 5 people?

I need a wedding ceremony venue with a piano and photography for after ceremony A possible drink afterwards It’s a very intimate wedding 5 ppl including bride and groom Where can I find this in Melbourne CBD or the otter suburbs

Gables on Finch

Dear Bride,

You can have a Ceremony here, followed by lunch from Wednesday to Friday.  

$650.00 is the cost for a Garden Ceremony and $65.00 per person for a three course lunch.

Please note the lunch space is non - exclusive.

Please email us at for more information.

Take a look at our website for further information

Kind regards,


Beautiful garden wedding locations in Melb/Vic?

Hi, wondering if anyone has availability or know any great locations for 20th April 2019 for a small intimate wedding (25-50 people)? Must have beautiful natural gardens/scenery/landscape and an elegant indoor reception area. Preferable somewhere in Dandenong Ranges or Hepburn Springs, but open to other places in Victoria that fits the description.

Gables on Finch

Hi Cassandra,

My name is Jessica and I am from The Gables.  We specalise in small weddings.  Our Deluxe Wedding Package starts at 30 people. Please visit our web site or call me on 95716631. I'd love to help you.  We have a Bridal Expo on this Saturday 8 September from 10-2.  Please come along.


Cassandra B

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